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Apr 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of chemical weapons. mr. obama said today he will act prudently and deliberately before taking action. david martin has been talking to his sources and he joins us now from the pentagon. david, the president says the evidence is preliminary. what more is needed? >> well, to make an airtight case you need fresh samples collected by inspectors at the scene of an alleged chemical weapons attack. a 15 man team of chemical experts from the united nations is standing by in cypress ready to go into syria to do just that but they haven't been allowed in. and the head of the team has been recalled to new york. so that leaves it to intelligence agencies to find, collect, and analyze more evidence. and the president said today they would be devoting more resources to do that. >> pelley: what is the evidence they have now? and how reliable is it? >> well, it's blood and tissue samples that were smuggled out of syria and analyzed at labs in the u.s. and britain, and found to show exposure to the nerve agent sarin. however those samples had passed through many different hands before they reached u.s. inte
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